Galtres Entertainment Centre

Wednesday 14 January
Cinema 7.30pm
About Time
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel
through time and change what happens and has
happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a
better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as
you might think.
Adults £5
16 & under £3
Running time 2 hours 3 minutes
Thursday 22 January
National Theatre Live 7.00pm
Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money
and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by
Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. It’s a
dark stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s
granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old
sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets.
Jim invites him in - and her dangerous voyage begins.
Adults £15
16 & under £13
Via Satellite
Suitable for children of 10 years plus
Thursday 29 January 7.15pm
Royal Opera House
Live Opera
Andrea Chenier
The poet Andrea Chenier and the servant Carlo Gerard both love
the young aristocrat Maddalena. When Maddalena loses
everything in the French Revolution, Chenier offers her protection,
and so incites the envy of Gerard now a powerful official.
Chenier is arrested during the Terror. Gerard spurred on by
jealousy, condemns him. Maddalena pleads for his life and Gerard
helps her to join him in prison where they both meet their death.
Adults £15
16 & under £13
Wednesday 11 February
Cinema 7.30pm
To be advised
Adults £5
16 & under £3
Via Satellite
Tuesday 24 February 7.15pm
Royal Opera House
Live Opera
Der Fliegende Hollander - Wagner
The Flying Dutchman has been cursed for eternity. Once every
seven years he is allowed to come ashore to seek redemption.
He may have found it in Senta, a woman who longs for escape
from her dreary life. Senta accepts the Dutchman’s offer of
marriage. The Dutchman wrongly suspects her of unfaithfulness,
leaving her alone to resume his endless voyage.
Adults £15
16 & under £13
Via Satellite
Friday 27 February 7.30pm
The Oldest Profession
Presented by the Dickens Society
The Dickens Society, Malton will perform a presentation on the
“Oldest Profession” with particular reference to its effect on and
impact in York. The talk will cover Dickens’ references to prostitution
in his novels, the reasons for the growth of
prostitution in the C19th, the “floating brothels” sent
to the Colonies and the women who didn’t want to
be saved. An informative and thought provoking
Adults £8.00
16 & under £4.00
Wednesday 11 March
Cinema 7.30pm
To be advised
Adults £5
16 & under £3
Thursday 12 March 7.00pm
National Theatre Live
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Meera Syal returns to the National Theatre in this tumultuous play
on an epic scale by David Hare. India is surging with epic ambition
but beyond the Mumbai luxury hotels lies a makeshift slum full of
people with plans of their own. Zehrunisa and her son Abdul aim
to recycle enough rubbish to fund a proper house. Sunil ,twelve
and stunted, aims to eat until he’s tall as Kalu, the thief. Asha
seeks to steal government anti-poverty funds to turn herself into a
“first class person”. But schemes are fragile; global recession
threatens the garbage trade and another slum
dweller is about to make an accusation which
will shatter the neighbourhood.
Adults £15
16 & under £13
Via Satellite
Tuesday 17 March 7.15pm
Royal Opera House
Live Ballet
Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky’s wonderful music with the superb sets and brilliant
choreography make this classic ballet a favourite of all time.
The magical tale of Siegfried meeting the swans, one of whom
becomes the beautiful Odette. The swans only become human at
night as they are under the spell of an evil spirit. The spell can only
be broken if one who has never loved, swears to love Odette
Adults £15
16 & under £13
Via Satellite
An evening of Gilbert & Sullivan
Saturday 28 March 7.30pm
Cox & Box Two bedroom…one
unexpected meeting…. Adapted from the
famous farce Box and Cox, by John Madison
Morton, this was Sir Arthur Sullivan’s first
foray into comic opera. Sergeant Bouncer, an old soldier, has a
scheme to get double rent from a single room. By day he lets it
to Mr. Box (a printer who is out all night) and by night to
Mr. Cox (a hatter who works all day). His plan works well until
Mr. Cox is, unexpectedly, given a day off and the two lodgers
meet, and they discover that they share more than the same
A Selection of Gilbert and Sullivan Favourites
The second act is a selection of some of the most well-known
and popular Gilbert and Sullivan music, and will chart the history
of the famous and prolific partnership. A mixture of solos,
ensemble pieces and chorus numbers, from a range of shows,
including Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado and H.M.S Pinafore,
there will be something for everyone to enjoy!
Tickets £10.00
Wednesday 1 April 7.15pm
Royal Opera House Live Opera
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Three criminals on the run find they can go no further and found a
city of gold. The destitute and the disenchanted flock to
Mahagonny. Jim & Jenny try to escape but find themselves still in
the city and Jim is arrested and convicted of myriad crimes - chief
among them a lack of money, punishable by death.
Adults £15
16 & under £13
Wednesday 8 April
Cinema 7.30pm
To be advised
Adults £5
16 & under £3
Via Satellite
Some Enchanted Sondheim
Thursday 16 April 7.30pm
An inspiring evening celebrating the
timeless songs of Oscar Hammerstein
and Stephen Sondheim from singer
Jessa Liversidge and pianist Malcolm
Some of musical theatre’s finest
melodies and lyrics, from ‘Oklahoma’ and ‘West Side Story’
to ‘Follies’ and ‘Into the Woods’ ; from ‘Some Enchanted Evening’
to ‘Send in the Clowns’. Songs of longing, love, loss and hope.
“A special evening…a wonderful evening of music, informal and
informative..” Neil Foster, BBC Radio York.
“Magical ….well known songs complemented by many more that
enchanted, amused and moved the audience.. .a musical evening,
but also high quality theatre.” The Flanagan Collective.
Tickets £10.00
Wednesday 22 to Saturday 25 April 7.30pm
Easingwold Players
The Merchant of Venice
The play is best known for the character of Shylock the Jewish
moneylender and his demand for a pound of the merchant’s flesh.
There is Portia, too, the first of Shakespeare’s great heroines.
Men come from all over the world in the hope of marrying her .
Who will win her hand? Will Shylock get his way? It’s a play with
gripping scenes and a full range of dramatic themes: greed, grief,
loss, cruelty, romance and fun.
Adults £8
16 & under £6
Tuesday 5 May 7.15pm
Royal Opera House
Live Ballet
La Fille Mal Gardee
There is no more sunny and joyous ballet than Frederick Ashton’s
choreography for La Fille Mal Gardee. The ballet tells of Lise, the
headstrong daughter of Widow Simone who finally gets her way to
marry her love, the local farmer, Colas not her mother’s preferred
suitor, the dimwit Alain, son of the local land owner.
Adults £15
16 & under £13
Via Satellite
Monday 11 May 8.00pm
The Fureys
Legends of Irish music & song The Fureys, renowned for their hit
songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The green
fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to
here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal
away’ etc. return for their 6th visit to perform in concert at the
Galtres Centre. Early booking advised.
Adults £17
16 & under £13
Wednesday 13 May
Cinema 7.30pm
To be advised
Adults £5
16 & under £3
Thursday 14 May 7.00pm
National Theatre Live
Man and Superman
Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in this
exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.
A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate.
Man and Superman asks some fundamental questions about how
we live. Jack Tanner, celebrated thinker and rich bachelor, seems
an unlikely choice as guardian to the alluring heiress Ann.
Who decides to marry him. Appalled by this whiff of domesticity,
Tanner flees to Spain where he is captured by bandits and meets
the Devil. A dream debate ensues followed by Ann in hot pursuit.
Adults £15
16 & under £13
Via Satellite
Friday 5 June 8.00pm
Sixties night with the New Honeycombs
A cabaret style evening with four great musicians who last
played at the centre in April 2013 in ‘Rock around the 60s’.
They recreate the silver sounds of the sixties including the
Honeycombs’ hits ‘Have I the Right?’ and ‘That’s the Way’,
as well as many more well-known sixties classics.
Book this one early
Tickets £15
Wednesday 10 June 7.15pm
Royal Opera House
Live Opera
La Boheme
This much loved traditional opera set in a shabby garret,
the bustling Café Momus & a snowy courtyard at dawn, is
the background to the tragic love between Mimi and
Rodolfo. Julia Trevelyan Oman’s beautifully designed sets
conjure up emotions and atmosphere ranging from joy to
Adults £15
16 & under £13
Via Satellite
Wednesday 17 June
Cinema 7.30pm
To be advised
Adults £5
16 & under £3
Tales of a Country Cop Mike Pannett
Friday 3 July 8.00pm
Local author, Mike Pannett, speaks at the
Galtres Centre for the first time. Mike
has sold in excess of 1 million books and is
currently in talks for them to become a TV
drama series. Born in York and with almost
twenty years in the force he is now a UK
ambassador for crime, making regular contributions on both radio
and TV.
‘The James Herriot of policing’, Daily Express
‘Think 21st century Heartbeat meets James Herriot
with the occasional white-knuckle ride of The
Sweeney thrown in, all delivered with a Yorkshire
twang.’ The Telegraph
Tickets £10.00 including a free packet of Yorkshire Tea !
Sunday 5 July 2.45pm
Royal Opera House
Live Opera
Guillaume Tell
Via Satellite
The Swiss hero William Tell longs to liberate his people from the
cruel Austrian occupation. When he helps a Swiss prisoner to
escape Austrian justice he comes to the attention of the governor
Gesler -who sadistically forces Tell to shoot an apple off his son’s
head. As Tell is arrested his fellow revolutionaries , led by young
patriot Arnold & his lover Mathilde, gather forces to fight for Swiss
liberty and Tell escapes to lead the victorious uprising.
Adults £15
16 and under £13
Please note start time
Wednesday 8 July
Cinema 7.30pm
To be advised
Adults £5
16 & under £3
Jazz on a Summer’s Evening
Saturday 18 July 7.30pm
The perfect entertainment for any summer's
outside festival, alfresco dining or celebration
is the ever popular Jazz on a Summer's Evening
with Peter Gill & Friends.
Boogie Woogie/Jazz pianist Peter Gill and his
swing band perform an eclectic mix of cool jazz
standards and boogie and blues favourites such
as 'The Lady Is A Tramp', 'Mr Bojangles', 'Down The Road
Apiece', 'Route 66' and 'Mack The Knife'.
This is an evening of sublime entertainment with music
interlaced with Peter’s friendly and witty banter. Amongst
those joining Peter on stage will be nationally acclaimed
performers Kim Cypher (saxophone), Wayne Elliott (bass),
Michael Croshaw (guitar) and
Mike Cypher (drums). /
Tickets £15.00
Girls on Parade—Little Sister Band
Friday 4 September 7.30pm
Choreography, costumes
and harmony abound as
the Andrews Sisters
enter the modern day in
this feel-good show by
Little Sister Band.
Three perfectly pitched voices and four live musicians
perform songs from the 40s to the present day in a
celebration of the contribution girl groups, female
singers and songwriters have made to popular music
through the decades. With hits from the musicals, the
Swing and Big Band eras plus retro arrangements of
more modern hit songs, it’s a night of musical
entertainment interspersed with stories behind the
songs from home grown Yorkshire talent.
Tickets £15.00
Advance Notice
Saturday 3 October 7.30pm
Last Night of The Proms
The Shepherd Group Brass Band
Tickets on Sale from Monday 1 June 2015
The Galtres Centre is not just all about Entertainment, there is so much
more to us.
We have
A purpose built, 30 station, fitness suite
A four badminton court sized sports hall
An outdoor, floodlit, all weather pitch
A cycling studio
30 adult fitness classes and junior coaching weekly
A theatre suitable for concerts, shows, presentations, cinema, satellite
broadcasts and conferences
Multi purpose meeting rooms, accommodating from 6 to 150 people
Christenings, weddings, funeral and parties
Catering facilities
A licensed bar
A Snooker Table
Landscaped grounds
So whether you want a game of tennis, an exercise class or a birthday
party we have it covered.
We are not a local authority run facility. The Centre is managed and run by
a volunteer Management committee and its day to day operation relies
heavily on volunteer workers. If you want to help please give us a ring.
Why not come along and see what we have to offer.
Support your local community centre.
Layout of seating can vary according to the show.
Row Z is reserved for those with mobility problems and
wheelchair users.
There is limited availability for these.
Galtres Entertainment Centre
The Entertainment Centre is available for hire.
The tiered seating can accommodate 173 but an
additional 77 can be seated on the flat.
There is a 14 foot screen and up to date sound and
light system and a hearing loop.
Please ask for details from the office.
Full details and last minute information of forthcoming events
are available by visiting and
clicking on EVENTS
A donation to The Galtres Centre enables a seat to be purchased
to commemorate a birthday, a loved one or an anniversary.
The seat is identified by a nominated name plate.
Box Office Open Monday-Friday 9.00 am-5.00 pm 01347 822472
The Galtres Centre, Market Place, Easingwold, York. YO61 3AD
Charity reg no 514682
Tickets can be posted for a small charge. Provisional bookings
may be held for seven days.
We have wheelchair access and disabled facilities.
The theatre is equipped with a hearing loop.
Gift Vouchers: Available in various amounts.
Conditions of tickets sales: A refund will only be given [less 10%
administration fee] if the show is sold out and the ticket can be
resold. Food and drink are not permitted in the auditorium.
The Galtres Centre
There is a carpark at the rear of the centre
The Galtres Centre
Market Place
YO61 3AD
01347 822472
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